Healthy Alternatives For Your Guilty Pleasures

This year I told myself that I was going to work out more and just start living an overall healthier lifestyle. It’s not that I was living an unhealthy lifestyle before but I was finding my normal ‘health’ routine a bit stale. This includes things like the gym, eating habits, drinking water, taking vitamins, etc. Over the past couple months, I’ve found that the best way to keep going with your…

Spring Cherry Blossoms

Downtown Burlington has some of the most beautiful Cherry Blossoms. Located in Spencer Smith Park, which is right on the water is still one of my favourite spots to visit. Around this time of year, April/May is when you can usually find these beautiful flowers. They are located near the back of the park, closer to Lakeshore road. Just remember, if you’re looking to take some photos with the Cherry Blossoms,…

Renaissance Island, Flamingo Beach Aruba

When looking for different travel destinations for my birthday, Aruba popped right to the top of my list! Plus, after learning about Flamingo Beach, I knew I had to go! Flamingo Beach is part of Renaissance Island in Aruba which is available is guests who are staying at the AAA 4-Diamond Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. They offer a family friendly as well as an adult-exclusive option. They also offer…

Simple NYC Travel Guide

Being a girl who likes to stick to a budget but also loves to travel it can be a bit tricky, especially when you’re visiting larger cities like NYC. However, there are a few tips and tricks that I’ve learned in the past that have helped me to stick to my travelling budget. First, is do your research. Expedia.ca offer a ‘Things To Do’ list on their website that can…

DIY No Citric Acid Bath Bombs

Recently I got really hooked onto Bath Bombs, but like anything, they can add up if you keep buying them. This got me to thinking, do the DIY tutorials really work? I searched online and looked at a few recipes and decided to try this specific one – that’s in the video. A lot of the DIYs that I saw said to use citric acid. I found that this ingredient…

DIY Rose Stamped Shirt

Since The Bachelor is currently running on TV and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, what better T-shirt to make? I love the idea of using a simple stamp to turn an old t-shirt into something new. I’ve done it before with a Pineapple stamp for a cover-up, so I wanted to re-create the look for Valentine’s Day. All you need for this DIY Rose Stamped Shirt is a stamp…

Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain

  Over the weekend I headed to the Scandinave Spa in Blue Mountain. Located just over 2 hours North of the GTA, it’s the perfect relaxation getaway. The Scandinave Spa opened in 2006 and is currently set to open a new 1500 sq ft infra-red Sauna and Relaxation Solaria in January. For only $55, ($45 on Wednesdays) you receive full access to the Scandinave Baths. The tradition of hot baths, cold plunges and…

5 Things You SHOULD Do Before Leaving on Vacation

I’m the type of person who always forgets something and it’s usually like a hairbrush or toothbrush. This isn’t so much of a what to pack type of post but things that you should do before you leave on a trip. Let me know in the comments below what you do before leaving your home for a couple days. When planning a trip I feel that there are certain things…

Denver Colorado Travel Tips

Denver Colorado Travel Tips I headed to Denver for a short getaway. Now you might be asking…what is there to do in Denver? Well, I asked myself the same thing! With only being there only a few days, we crammed as much as we could into that time. I don’t think you need that much time in Denver. Unless you are booking a lot of day tours to go and…